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at georgia brown's. >> the people have been actually calling the staunt since it the election has already been over. >> reporter: while businesses around town prepare to cash in, amy london's crossing her fingers. if she doesn't get the five grand. >> $3,000 i'm hoping. exciting. >> the presidential inauguration, by the way, is scheduled for monday, january 21st, which is also the public holiday for the birth day of martin luther king. >>> just days after the presidential election, the supreme court announced it will review a key part of the voting rights act. the justices agreed to hear a constitutional challenge to the part of the landmark act that requires 16 states with a history of discrimination in voting to get federal approval before making any changes in the way those states hold lakeses. well, the justices say they will look at whether that provision is outdated annan fair since the voting rights act was put into place more than 40 years ago. >>> and coming up next at 5:00, more fallout from the scandal involving general david petraeus. we'll show you how the nba discovered the
went to opponents of prop 30. governor brown's tax initiative to help fund public schools. education groups who backed the measure are outraged at the amount of outside influence. >> we had $100,000 put into a school board race in oakland from outside donors. so this is something that the country has to look at. this is about our democracy. it's really not about a single issue or a single race. this is about money influencing how votes are cast and influencing elections unduly. >> governor brown is still at it, touring the state, promoting pop 30, which pollsters say is too close to call. >>> both nationally and locally, this was a critical election. we invite you to stay with us here at nbc bay area and our website, nbcbayarea.com all day tomorrow for complete election coverage throughout the day and night. >>> we have some developing news in the east bay, where a deadly three-car crash has shut down busy vasco road near the city of brentwood. it happened about two miles south of camino diablo. the chp says the driver of a subaru struck a retaining wall and then swerved and overcorr
and governor brown very happy with the final results. this morning it was official. prop 30 was passed, and almost immediately, the csu system announced it will start issuing refund checks to its students. the much hyped prop 30 was passed with 54% of the vote. it will raise income taxes on californians making more than $250,000 a year. it will also hike the sales tax by a quarter cent. the sales tax takes effect in january, and the income tax hike is retroactive to the beginning of this year. governor brown, who campaigned tirelessly considers the vote a win, not just for himself, but for the state. he says the new money will cover $6 billion in education cuts that were made in recent years. >> the good news is the state has been reaching into the pocket of school districts to take money out because it couldn't pay its bills. that day is over. we are now living within our means because of the cuts and because of prop 30. >> the governor adds that rating services such as standard & poor's are already noting california's new income and viewing its financial outlook favorably. >>> long-t
is patrolling the streets of oakland as of this morning following an order from jerry brown. they started patrolling as of last night. chp officers are working with oakland police to increase patrols in high crime areas to help stop violent crime. so far this year oakland has 108 homicides. and chp has worked with oakland police before. you might recall between 2007 and 2010, the program, though ended because of a lack of funding. this latest partnership will last for at least three months. >>> san francisco's public transit is back to normal tonight after a muni fatality tied up the system for hours this morning. service was shut down for nearly three hours between the embarcadero and montgomery stations when a man was struck and killed in the tunnel by a light rail vehicle. during the disruption, bart accepted muni passes and bridges were set up. but there was plenty of confusion. >> they told me to go upstairs and take the shuttle. hopefully i'm not plate late for work. >> how long have you been looking for shuttle? >> the last ten minutes. >> reporter: have you seen one yet? >> no. >>
of tuition hikes. governor jerry brown made a rare appearance at the meeting today. uc regents told him that they will need more than $276 million from the state to keep tuition from going up next year. the governor says that is a sum that is simply unrealistic. the members of the regents finance committee voted to accept the budget framework, but students say they will fight to keep tuition down. they are shocked and they're angry. >> students can't understand now that prop 30 has passed, bringing billions more in funding from taxes on the rich, why are we talking about increasing tuition? we should be talking about rolling tuition back and rolling back cuts. >> and i'm going to try the best i can to keep tuition down. and i'm going to try the best i can to get revenue from the state. but i do that in the context of a lot of other claims that people are making. >> reporter: and we're back here live. you can see students are pitching their tents. again, they will camp out here overnight. i'm told they expect to pitch about 50 tents out here. and they will be outside to picket as the uc
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